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Swift Current Thriftlodge
Ranked #10 of 15 Hotels in Swift Current
Reviewed 28 March 2008

My husband and I moved across Canada in our car. We also had our 2 cats with us, so we needed to find motels which allowed pets. The Super 8 was booked, so we decided on the Travelodge, which has changed it's name to Thriftlodge.
It's a motel with the doors on the outside, very run down, and tons of panelling in the office and the room. Not too bad though, no bugs, small shower, NO hair dryer! But, there was a microwave and fridge.
We had to stay in a smoking room, because of the cats, and it was stinky!
I guess if you just had to sleep there, oh, and the "heated indoor pool and hottub" is across the street! Ha!

  • Stayed: March 2008, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 22 October 2007

We travelled across Saskatchewan and greatly enjoyed the sights in nature and the friendly people in towns. We reserved a room at the Swift Current ThriftLodge for the evening of October 16th. Here's my review of our stay there:

'Catch and Release' was how we approached the first 16 red-and-black winged bugs in our room, seemingly brought out by the strong afternoon sun. We shooed them out the door. But as the evening wore on, we simply killed them. When we left the next morning, our body count was 32 and our disgust total. If you ever get the chance to stay here, don't!

The rest of Saskatchewan? Brilliant! That particular motel? Execrable!

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Reviewed 27 December 2013
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Room Tip: Cet hotel a deux sections.Choisissez la section arriere,loin de toute circulation,donc dormons dans...
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank Jacques S
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Address: 605 North Service Rd E, Swift Current, Saskatchewan S9H 3T8, Canada (Formerly Travelodge Swift Current)
Region: Canada > Saskatchewan > Swift Current
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #10 of 15 Hotels in Swift Current
Price Range: $71 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Swift Current Thriftlodge 2*
Number of rooms: 49
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The lovely city of Swift Current is situated in southwestern Saskatchewan. The Thriftlodge Swift Current hotel is within minutes of the Swift Current Airport with easy access from Highway 1 and Highway 4. Offering comfortable and affordable guestrooms, this Swift Current hotel is a great place to stay. Recognized for its legendary service and time-honored hospitality, this Swift Current hotel is ideal for both family and business travelers. With a wonderful location adjacent to the Living Skies Casino and close to the downtown area, City Hall, Swift Current Museum, the Civic Center and two great golf courses, there is always plenty to see and do nearby the Thriftlodge Swift Current hotel. The Swift Current Mall and the Wheatland Mall are also just a short drive away. Guests can experience Lake Diefenbaker and enjoy boating, fishing and hiking all within easy reach ... more   less 
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Travel Lodge Swift Current
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Swift Current Thriftlodge Saskatchewan

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